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Holograph journal kept by Pliny Fisk, Middlebury College class of 1814, documenting his time as a missionary in the Middle East from 1821 to 1823. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, Palestine, American missionaries
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Holograph journal kept by Pliny Fisk, Middlebury College class of 1814, documenting his time as a missionary in the Middle East from 1821 to 1823. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, Palestine, American missionaries
Middlebury College Historic Texts
by Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren," dated May 7, 1822. In the letter, Fisk imparts advice to future missionaries. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, American Missionaries, Palestine
Middlebury College Historic Texts
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated May, 1820. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, Palestine, American Missionaries, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876
Middlebury College Historic Texts
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to "Brethren," dated February 28, 1824. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, American Missionaries, Palestine
Middlebury College Historic Texts
by Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated October, 1821, in which Fisk recommends just French and then Creole as languages missionaries should know. Fisk suggests that missionaries should bring female helpers and be prepared with elementary books in English and other languages to teach children. Fisk warns of an unsteady environment (war, upheaval), but expects all to settle down to continue missionary work.  This is a scanned version of the original image in Special...
Topics: Missionaries, Palestine, American Missionaries, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876
Middlebury College Historic Texts
by Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated June 26, 1824. In the letter, Fisk includes much description of the land and examples of Arabic writing.  This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, American Missionaries, Palestine, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876
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by Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated April 29, 1822. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, American Missionaries, Palestine, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated October 28, 1820, advocating that missionaries bound for Smyrna bring female helpers. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, Palestine, American Missionaries, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876
Middlebury College Historic Texts
by Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825
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Holograph signed letter from Pliny Fisk to Isaac Bird, dated December 27-28, 1819. In the letter, Fisk discusses quarantine and preventing the spread of the plague. The letter also mentions Catholics, and disparages the service. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Missionaries, American Missionaries, Palestine, Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876